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To view 172 Franklin Advocate photographs from the dedication ceremony for the Dee-Moore historic marker in Meadville, please click here to be taken to our photo gallery. The complete story regarding the event can be found under the breaking news and news links on this same website.

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COVID-19 numbers grow by six in week

By Sean Dunlap Franklin Advocate The number of coronavirus cases in Franklin County showed a dramatic rise in the past week, according to the Mississippi Department of Health. Statistics provided by the agency as of Tuesday, July 20 found 859 cases have been reported in the county since the COVID-19 outbreak began in March, 2020.…

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